Dana shares his thoughts on lightweight trends, gear testing, breakthrough products and assorted other topics.
The new BPL Wiki hosted by Backpacking Light!
Don Wilson explores the new Patagonia Traverse Softshell clothing, with input from Ryan Jordan.
A full-featured, high quality windshell
Virtual Pack: Patagonia R1 Hoody
Virtual Pack: Improvised Tent Stakes
Virtual Pack: Steripen Journey
Virtual Pack: Outdoor Research Ninjaclava
Virtual Pack: MontBell UL Down Inner Pants
Out of Your Comfort Zone: Through the Beartooth Mountains with Backpacking Light’s Wilderness Trekking III Program
BPL members and staff trek - off trails and off maps - through the snowy Beartooth Mountains
A performance sweater made from all natural fabrics
A dense knit merino wool mid-layer
A 3.5 ounce hoodless, waterproof jacket
A one pound, three-season bag with top quality materials.
The lightest hooded synthetic fill jacket on the market.
A day in the life of BPL editors in Salt Lake City
A day in the life of BPL editors in Salt Lake City.
New 7 ounce down jacket for women.
Improved fabrics, lighter weight and lower prices - too good to be true?
Hooded, down mummy bag rated to freezing that weighs a mere 19 ounces.